Grade 15 - Education & Training
Texas College and Career Readiness (Credit: 0.50)This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to career exploration and
planning. This course has 16 lessons organized into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Each
lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities. The course ends with a Course Activity in which
you will create two essential components of a career portfolio: a résumé and a cover letter for
applying for an entry-level job in your chosen career.
This course covers all of the career clusters in the National Career Clusters Framework. You’ll
explore the career pathways within each cluster, determine the academic and skill requirements
for different career pathways, and learn about the jobs available in each pathway and the work
these professionals do. This course will also guide you through the process of creating an
academic and career plan based on your interests, abilities, and life goals.